Oscars screening set in Prytania Theatre Oscars screening set in Prytania Theatre Photo by CRAIG MULCAHY – From left, ‘12 Years a Slave’ cast members Lupita Nyong’o and Chiwetel Ejiofor and director Steve McQueen participate in a second line following the film’s New Orleans Film Festival screening in October. Nyong’o, Ejiofor and McQueen are Oscar nominees and the film is nominated for best picture. Advocate staff report May 02, 2014 Comments The New Orleans Film Society is presenting an unofficial screening of the 86th Academy Awards at the Prytania Theatre beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday. The event includes a red carpet, film trivia games and contests for best costume inspired by a nominated film and best red carpet costume. Admission is $20 for NOFS members and $25 for nonmembers. Tickets can be reserved at the Prytania box office or at the Prytania Theatre’s website at prytaniatheatreneworleans.com.